Saturday, April 21, 2012

Saturday Good Reads

An argument with a mother, some advice for a father, a man remembers playing baseball with his father, a poetic response (or introduction) to a summer blockbuster action movie, a photograph aspiring to altitude, and did you ever wonder what makes old books smell like…old books?


He Took a Bullet for Me” by Doug Spurling for Kingdom Bloggers.

The Persistence of Beauty: The Dearest Freshness Deep Down Things” by Anita Mathias at Dreaming Beneath the Spires.

The Mob” by Rod Dreher for The American Conservative.

The Showdown” by Billy Coffey at What I Learned Today.

In the Moment of Where I Am” and “Let me do in Love” by Louise Gallagher at Recover Your Joy.

Plea/Bargain” by Daniel Donovich at The Itinerant D.

Because she’s my mother” by Duane Scott at Scribing the Journey.

Fathers should not Trouble the land” by Jay Cookingham at Soulfari.

Infinity, Plus One” by Amanda Hill at Hill + Pen.

The Robe Upon My Back” by Seth Haines for Deeper Story.

Wise in Our Brokenness” by Jason Vana.

It’s Not Easy Being Green” by Greg Sullivan at Sippican Cottage.


Reflections on a Ballerina” by Jerry Barrett at Gerald the Writer.

Cloud’s Lining” by Robbie Pruitt at Poetry by Robbie Pruitt.

Petrarch” by D.S. Martin at Kingdom Poets.

Purgatory” by B.K. Mckenzie at Signed…BKM.

Code-Breaking” by Maureen Doallas at Writing Without Paper.

As we walk” by Brian Miller at WayStationOne.

"Don't Listen" by Laurie Kolp at Laurie Kolp Poetry.

"Circular" by Chris Galford at The Waking Den.

"Summer Blockbuster" by Brendan MacOdrum at Oran's Well.

Paintings and Photographs

Aspiring to Altitude: Almost There” by J of India at Neither Use Nor Ornament.

This Old House” by Susan Etole at Just…A Moment.

A Gift in Time” by Davis Rosback at A Little Somethin’.

Skies” by Timothy Good at Photography by Tiwago.

Trout Pond in Spring” by Steve Gravano at Take a Look Around.


Why Do Old Books Smell?” by Richard at Abe Books.

Photograph: Green Hotel by Vera Kratochvil via Public Domain Pictures. Used with permission.


Brian Miller said...

thank you kinds sir...that is one of my fav posts i have written as well...and i have many to check out and many good friends on the list as well...very cool picture btw....and i love the smell of old books...

Robbie Pruitt said...

Appreciate you featuring “Cloud’s Lining” in "Saturday Good Reads," Glynn! I always enjoy looking through all of these wonderful posts in "Saturday Good Reads" and reading works that I would not ordinarily come across. Thank you for this.

Doug Spurling said...

Dear God, bless Glynn as much as he is a blessing to so many.


Maureen said...

Thank you for including me poem, Glynn.

Fun video. Great pic of a "green" hotel.

Have a lovely weekend. (Am attending an all-day workshop with Mark Nepo today. Haven't been in a workshop since college!)

Daniel Donovich said...

Thank you very much, sir; it is truly an honor to have a friend such as you ^_^

Louise Gallagher said...

I love the company you put me in!

thanks so much Glynn -- and that photo is awesome.

nance said...

God bless your pea-pickin heart...

S. Etole said...

Adding another blessing from this quarter. Truly appreciate the way you encourage us.